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Oct 13, 2012 10:00am PDT
are willing to take a tax hike if they feel that revenue will be used for things like education, infrastructure, job creating things. you can look across the atlantic to europe and see austerity isn't really working. there are new international monetary funds figures out showing the economies cutting are doing worse. >> the president has tried to make an effective case that congress has been a problem, that's a real divide between americans who are willing to put a lot of the responsibility for the lack of economic progress out of washington on congress. a recent cbs/"new york times" poll found congress has an approval rating of 16%. if the president wins, with his legacy on the line, we talked about this a little bit in the last segment. what honestly can he do? he's tried a lot of things, he's tried different chiefs of staff, different approaches to congress. this is really -- what's the special sauce? how does he get back and say we have to go and we have to change things for america? >> there are many ingredients to a special sauce. some of them are personal. the president w
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
.s. immigration policy sends those highly skilled immigrants, many of them, educated in the best american colleges and universities back home to their country of origin so they can create jobs there, competing with the u.s. in the global economy. it's called the reverse brain drain. joining me is the director of research at duke university. he's also the author of "the immigrant exodus, why america is losing the global race to capture entrepreneur talent." your research found that from 1995 to 2005, immigrants founded more than a quarter of all tech and engineering start-ups in the united states and more than 52% of those in silicon valley. you have just updated the numbers, and immigrant entrepreneurship has declined. talk to me about this. why is it happening and how do we fix it? >> it's very simple. there are a million skilled immigrants here waiting for permanent residents visas. many of them want to start companies and employ americans and do good for this country. we won't let them, wevisas. so they're getting frustrated and going home. so now we're now boosting our competition. >> it's wei
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